Caló Kitchen + Tequila

After a day at the beach, one usually gets a yearning for a solid margarita and really good Mexican food. Or at least I do. Not wanting to try the usual westside spots near us (Paco’s, Kay n Daves, or Senor G’s), we went to a fairly new spot in the south bay, Caló Kitchen…

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Major (Domo) Birthday Celebration

For the husband’s birthday this year I went with a David Chang theme, meaning we checked out his new restaurant in Los Angeles, Major Domo. For his cake, I got the Strawberry Lemon cake from Milkbar. The restaurant is beautiful, both inside and out. We opted to sit in the patio. Many of our friends…

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The Best Pasta Salad: Romesco

I am a sucker for pasta and potato salads. Japanese potato salad. Hawaiian mac salad. Egg salad. There’s something about the combination of mayonnaise and starch or carbs that I can’t resist. The tricky part is, these types of salads don’t keep very well. And they’re certainly not appetizing on hot summer days or at…

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Houston Series: Eating in Texas Part II

One Fifth Houston deserved a solo post, after all, it was a 3-hour meal, truly living up to its First Class Tour tasting menu name. Beyond One Fifth, I wanted to share a “bests list” of either truly delicious or uniquely fun places we ate and drank at in Montrose, Houston. Best Instagram Fodder: Candy…

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Houston Series: Eating in Texas Part I

Our group decided to make a long weekend for ourselves and planned a trip to Houston to visit a friend out there. I think everyone can agree that having a local friend act as a tour guide is the best way to travel. We stayed in Montrose and really loved it. Our Airbnb was a…

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